The hospitable and perennially sunny island of Cyprus is more than just the birthplace of the Goddess Aphrodite with its cultural and archaeological heritage spanning eight millennia; it was the first Christian possession of the Roman Empire.

The "Island of the Saints" explores this rich Byzantine heritage that has remained untarnished in the hearts of its people ever since the Apostles Paul and Barnabas Christianised the island in AD 45, and visits monasteries as magnificent as Kykkos, as ascetic as Machairas, and treads quaint villages Leonardo da Vinci once roamed.

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